switch - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Then he went to his desk and reached under it, snapping off a switch.
The switch had been hidden to prevent one of the more casual workers discovering it. But instead of being a button under the desk like in the movies it was a small picture of a baby's foot on the wall. Jethro had reasoned that no-one would think it out of place in his office and no-one would care. In this cut-throat business he was in who had time for another man's sentimentality?
Hamilton had expected the switch to be something obscure, something that would take some careful deduction. That's whey they sent him in, the master puzzle-solver. It was unusual for them to risk him out in the field like this. So in skin tight clothes blacker than the shadows he was smuggled in by an ex-marine who now worked under contract. When he got there he felt robbed, it was red, in full view and labelled. They could have sent a jarhead to do it.
When they finally located the switch it had been broken off at the base, snapped with a pair of pliers no doubt. Cindy reached into her tool kit. It wasn't a difficult fix but this kind of sabotage was annoying. These old power plants could be the key to restoring some of the old comforts they used to enjoy, why were the rebels so intent on keeping everyone in the dark, literally.